Will Teenagers Really Fall Into Depression?

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Depression Henry Wadsworth Longfellow once said, “every man has his secret sorrow which the world knows not; and often time we call a man cold when he is only sad.” In this era of globalisation, depression is a hot topic of discussion among the vast society. Depression does not only happen among teenagers but adults too. Depression is a mood disorder which can cause a person to have negative feelings and emotions. Many people become depressed because they have a lot of tasks to worry about. Teenagers in particular face mood swings, stress and so forth. In a student’s life, they have to face tons of problems such as unsuccessful relationship, examination, communication with others and soon. Therefore, environmental factor such as…show more content…
Depression is a common emotional disorder which can cause the continual feeling of sorrowfulness and unhappiness of a person. It does not just affect our physical health; it may increase the chance of getting physical symptoms such as insomnia and reduced appetite. People who suffer from depression always feel unhappy, distressed and hopeless all the time because they have lost the faith in their lives. They can’t manage their emotions and allow depression to affect their mood states and make them to become emotional. For instance, people who feel depressed will have a low mood and bad temper. Hence, they will become annoyed and gradually escape themselves from social connection. This is because Stephen Ilardi (n.d.) , who is the associate professor of psychology, University of Kansas, said that we will be having a highly intense desire to disconnect ourselves from others when we are depressed. Depression is a severe circumstance which can happen frequently when the melancholy and low mood are serious. It will affect their normal life and behaviour causes it to form vicious spiral which exacerbate depression. Therefore, negative thought has caused depression. In conclusion, depression may not be a one-way solution to get help, even though the situation seems hopeless, there is always a way out of that dire situation. Depression can cause a person to have low self-esteem, unhappiness, sorrowfulness. Adolescents and adult should seek the treatment from psychologist because it can help them recover faster and depression is a serious problem that should be addressed immediately in our
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